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Refereed by Yuji Shimada

Though far less recognizable by name to North American fight fans than UFC mainstays "Big" John McCarthy, Herb Dean and others, Japan's Yuji Shimada is one of professional MMA's most accomplished and experienced referees, with more than a decade of officiating title bouts and other high profile matchups to his credit.

Shimada served as head official for Japan's defunct Pride FC promotion, where from its inaugural 1997 event forward he presided over some of MM's biggest matchups, including Rickson Gracie vs. Nobuhiko Takada at Pride 1, Kazushi Sakuraba vs. Royce Gracie at the Pride 2000 Grand Prix Finals, and the championship bouts between Wanderlei Silva and Quinton Jackson at Pride 28, Fedor Emelianenko and "Minotauro" Nogueira at Pride Shockwave 2004, and many others. Shimada continued to referee under the DREAM and Fields promotions.

Refereed by Yuji Shimada

Bout   Event   Date   Org
Min Jong Song vs. Geje Eustaquio ONE Championship 2020.11.13
Reinier de Ridder vs. Rong Fan ONE Championship 2019.01.25
Honorio Banario vs. Lowen Tynanes ONE Championship 2019.01.25
Himanshu Kaushik vs. Egi Rozten ONE Championship 2019.01.25
Eduard Folayang vs. Amir Khan ONE Championship 2018.11.23
Raimond Magomedaliev vs. James Nakashima ONE Championship 2018.11.23
Hao Bin Ma vs. Kairat Akhmetov ONE Championship 2018.09.22
Koyomi Matsushima vs. Marat Gafurov ONE Championship 2018.09.22
Adrian Mattheis vs. Angelo Bimoadji ONE Championship 2018.09.22
Egi Rozten vs. Riski Umar ONE Championship 2018.09.22
Sor Sey vs. Xie Bin ONE Championship 2018.07.27
Shannon Wiratchai vs. Shinya Aoki ONE Championship 2018.07.27
Eduard Folayang vs. Aziz Pakhrudinov ONE Championship 2018.07.27
Joshua Pacio vs. Pongsiri Mitsatit ONE Championship 2018.07.27
Xuewen Peng vs. Eddey Kalai ONE Championship 2018.07.07
Chang Xin Fu vs. Rustem Yensebayev ONE Championship 2018.07.07
Gina Iniong vs. Istela Nunes ONE Championship 2018.07.07
Timofey Nastyukhin vs. Amir Khan ONE Championship 2018.02.23
Roel Rosauro vs. Kai Wen Li ONE Championship 2018.02.23
Phoe Thaw vs. Sor Sey ONE Championship 2018.02.23
Tabatha Ricci vs. Sofia Karga SEI☆ZA 1st Tournament 2017.01.19
Nanae Takahashi vs. Marianthi Samouhou SEI☆ZA 1st Tournament 2017.01.19
Rajina Bista vs. Christina Kousta SEI☆ZA 1st Tournament 2017.01.19
Vincent Latoel vs. Vaughn Donayre ONE Championship 2017.01.14
Chan Heng vs. Sunoto Peringkat ONE Championship 2017.01.14
Sim Bunsrun vs. Peng Shuai Liu ONE Championship 2016.12.02
Mark Striegl vs. Sotir Kichukov ONE Championship 2016.12.02
Brandon Vera vs. Hideki Sekine ONE Championship 2016.12.02
Honorio Banario vs. Rajinder Singh Meena ONE Championship 2016.12.02
Xie Bin vs. Mario Satya Wirawan ONE Championship 2016.12.02
Edward Kelly vs. Sunoto Peringkat ONE Championship 2016.12.02
Roger Huerta vs. Adrian Pang ONE Championship 2016.11.11
Vaughn Donayre vs. Amir Khan ONE Championship 2016.11.11
Niko Soe vs. Muhamad Haidar ONE Championship 2016.11.11
Timofey Nastyukhin vs. Kotetsu Boku ONE Championship 2016.11.11
Eduard Folayang vs. Shinya Aoki ONE Championship 2016.11.11
Saw Yan Paing vs. Phoe Thaw ONE Championship 2016.10.07
Yusup Saadulaev vs. Jordan Lucas ONE Championship 2016.10.07
Mohamed Ali vs. Tatsuya Mizuno ONE Championship 2016.05.06
Brad Robinson vs. Agilan Thani ONE Championship 2016.05.06
Benedict Ang vs. Jimmy Yabo ONE Championship 2016.05.06
Michał Pasternak vs. Roger Gracie ONE Championship 2016.05.06
Narantungalag Jadambaa vs. Kotetsu Boku ONE Championship 2016.05.06
Lowen Tynanes vs. Koji Ando ONE Championship 2016.04.15
Nikolay Aleksakhin vs. Ben Askren ONE Championship 2016.04.15
Rabin Catalan vs. Joshua Pacio ONE Championship 2016.04.15
Bernard Soriano vs. Sunoto Peringkat ONE Championship 2016.04.15
Vaughn Donayre vs. Honorio Banario ONE Championship 2016.04.15
Aung La Nsang vs. Mohamed Ali ONE Championship 2016.03.18
Thar A Thal Ta Pwint vs. Kyar Kyaw ONE Championship 2016.03.18
Saw Llay vs. Phoe Thaw ONE Championship 2016.03.18
Thway Thit Aung vs. Kyal Linn Aung ONE Championship 2016.03.18
Tha Pyay Nyo vs. Kyal Sin Phyo ONE Championship 2016.03.18
Bashir Ahmad vs. Jimmy Yabo ONE Championship 2016.02.20
Jerome S. Paye vs. Hao Jie Li ONE Championship 2016.02.20
Marcin Prachnio vs. Alexandre Machado ONE Championship 2016.02.20
Rafael Silva vs. Luis Santos ONE Championship 2016.02.20
Baruto Kaito vs. Peter Aerts RIZIN Fighting World Grand Prix 2015 2015.12.31
James Thompson vs. Tsuyoshi Kosaka RIZIN Fighting World Grand Prix 2015 2015.12.29
Amir Khan vs. Jimmy Yabo ONE Championship 2015.11.13
Major Overall vs. Kotetsu Boku ONE Championship 2015.11.13
Dejdamrong Sor Amnuaysirichoke vs. Yago Bryan ONE Championship 2015.11.13
Maxime Ceban vs. Sung Chan Hong Abu Dhabi Warriors 3 2015.10.03
Alexander Sarnavskiy vs. Jesse Ronson Abu Dhabi Warriors 3 2015.10.03
Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou vs. Paul Buentello Abu Dhabi Warriors 3 2015.10.03
Gadzhi Zaipulaev vs. Jesse Ronson Abu Dhabi Warriors 2 2015.03.26
Mike Kyle vs. Baga Agaev Abu Dhabi Warriors 2 2015.03.26
Mateusz Teodorczuk vs. Waylon Lowe Abu Dhabi Warriors 2 2015.03.26
Wang Wei vs. Xu Liu ONE FC 24 2014.12.19
Yadong Song vs. Xian Ji ONE FC 24 2014.12.19
Kai Wen Li vs. Ya Wei Wang ONE FC 24 2014.12.19
Michał Pasternak vs. Rafael Silva ONE FC 24 2014.12.19
Li Gen vs. Ya Wei Wang ONE FC 24 2014.12.19
Jake Butler vs. Sylvain Potard ONE FC 23 2014.12.05
Dae Hwan Kim vs. Bibiano Fernandes ONE FC 23 2014.12.05
Koetsu Okazaki vs. Kevin Belingon ONE FC 23 2014.12.05
Eduard Folayang vs. Timofey Nastyukhin ONE FC 23 2014.12.05
Tharoth Oum Sam vs. Jujeath Nagaowa ONE FC 23 2014.12.05
Zuli Silawanto vs. Jeff Huang ONE FC 22 2014.11.07
Martin Nguyen vs. Rocky Batolbatol ONE FC 22 2014.11.07
Christophe Van Dijk vs. Dwayne Hinds ONE FC 22 2014.11.07
Luis Santos vs. Bakhtiyar Abbasov ONE FC 22 2014.11.07
Igor Svirid vs. Leandro Ataides ONE FC 22 2014.11.07
Stephen Langdown vs. Raymond Tan ONE FC 21 2014.10.17
Ev Ting vs. Edward Kelly ONE FC 21 2014.10.17
Marat Gafurov vs. Robert Lisita ONE FC 21 2014.10.17
Bashir Ahmad vs. Tanaphong Khunhankaew ONE FC 21 2014.10.17
Ana Julaton vs. Ann Osman ONE FC 19 2014.08.29
Herbert Burns vs. Hiroshige Tanaka ONE FC 19 2014.08.29
Christian Holley vs. Roger Huerta ONE FC 19 2014.08.29
Koji Oishi vs. Narantungalag Jadambaa ONE FC 19 2014.08.29
Kamal Shalorus vs. Shinya Aoki ONE FC 19 2014.08.29
Vaughn Donayre vs. Mohammad Walid ONE FC 19 2014.08.29
Eric Kelly vs. Robert Lisita ONE FC 18 2014.07.11
Eliot Corley vs. Rayner Kinsiong ONE FC 18 2014.07.11
Nicholas Lee vs. Sung Ming Yen ONE FC 18 2014.07.11
Mohamed Ali vs. Jake Butler ONE FC 18 2014.07.11
Koji Ando vs. Rafael Nunes ONE FC 18 2014.07.11
Kosuke Suzuki vs. Adriano Moraes ONE FC 17 2014.06.14
Gianni Subba vs. Ruel Catalan ONE FC 17 2014.06.14
Zuli Silawanto vs. Mohammad Sotounzadeh ONE FC 17 2014.06.14
Ev Ting vs. Yohan Mulia Legowo ONE FC 17 2014.06.14
Fransino Tirta vs. Sami Amin ONE FC 17 2014.06.14
Bakhtiyar Abbasov vs. Ben Askren ONE FC 16 2014.05.30
Major Overall vs. Bruno Pucci ONE FC 16 2014.05.30
Eddie Ng vs. Vincent Latoel ONE FC 16 2014.05.30
Stephen Langdown vs. Casey Suire ONE FC 16 2014.05.30
Radeem Rahman vs. Raymond Tan ONE FC 16 2014.05.30
Yusuke Kawanago vs. Robert Lisita II ONE FC 15 2014.05.02
Leandro Ataides vs. Tatsuya Mizuno ONE FC 15 2014.05.02
Eduard Folayang vs. Kotetsu Boku ONE FC 15 2014.05.02
Masakatsu Ueda vs. Bibiano Fernandes ONE FC 15 2014.05.02
Eugene Toquero vs. Gianni Subba ONE FC 15 2014.05.02
Yuta Watanabe vs. Taisuke Okuno DEEP 66 Impact 2014.04.29
Nobutatsu Suzuki vs. Brock Larson ONE FC 14 2014.03.14
Andrew Leone vs. Shinichi Kojima ONE FC 14 2014.03.14
Harris Sarmiento vs. Herbert Burns ONE FC 14 2014.03.14
Kotetsu Boku vs. Arnaud Lepont ONE FC 14 2014.03.14
Kevin Belingon vs. Dae Hwan Kim ONE FC 14 2014.03.14
Honorio Banario vs. Koji Oishi II ONE FC 13 2013.12.06
Ruel Catalan vs. Khim Dima ONE FC 13 2013.12.06
Eduard Folayang vs. Vincent Latoel ONE FC 13 2013.12.06
Alain Ngalani vs. Paul Cheng ONE FC 13 2013.12.06
Vuyisile Colossa vs. Caros Fodor ONE FC 13 2013.12.06
Leandro Ataides vs. Brayan Rafiq ONE FC 12 2013.11.15
Tok Sophon vs. Saiful Merican ONE FC 12 2013.11.15
Yusup Saadulaev vs. Adriano Moraes ONE FC 12 2013.11.15
Peter Davis vs. Alaa Mazloum ONE FC 12 2013.11.15
Eddie Ng vs. Peter Davis ONE FC 11 2013.10.18
Jake Butler vs. Sylvain Potard ONE FC 11 2013.10.18
Mitch Chilson vs. Shannon Wiratchai II ONE FC 11 2013.10.18
Sherilyn Lim vs. Ann Osman ONE FC 11 2013.10.18
Bibiano Fernandes vs. Soo Chul Kim ONE FC 11 2013.10.18
Kian Pham vs. Almiro Barros ONE FC 10 2013.09.13
Caros Fodor vs. Seung Ho Yang ONE FC 10 2013.09.13
Bashir Ahmad vs. Bruno Pucci ONE FC 10 2013.09.13
James Kouame vs. Jake Butler ONE FC 10 2013.09.13
Vuyisile Colossa vs. Kotetsu Boku ONE FC 10 2013.09.13
Long Sophy vs. Max Metino ONE FC 10 2013.09.13
Kamal Shalorus vs. Eduard Folayang ONE FC 9 2013.05.31
Kevin Belingon vs. Masakatsu Ueda ONE FC 9 2013.05.31
Felipe Enomoto vs. Lowen Tynanes ONE FC 9 2013.05.31
Yasuhiro Urushitani vs. Rey Docyogen ONE FC 9 2013.05.31
Honorio Banario vs. Koji Oishi ONE FC 9 2013.05.31
Kotetsu Boku vs. Shinya Aoki ONE FC 8 2013.04.05
Swain Cangco vs. Jake Butler ONE FC 8 2013.04.05
Melvin Manhoef vs. Brock Larson ONE FC 8 2013.04.05
Yusup Saadulaev vs. Leandro Issa ONE FC 8 2013.04.05
Eddie Ng vs. Arnaud Lepont ONE FC 8 2013.04.05
Eric Kelly vs. Honorio Banario ONE FC 7 2013.02.02

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